Maxime Le Forestier (born 10 February 1949 as Bruno Le Forestier) is a French singer.
He was born in Paris to an English father and a French mother who had lived in England. He had two older sisters, Anne and Catherine.
His musical training started on the violin. He attended the Lycée Condorcet, where he studied literature.
In 1965, he formed a duo (Cat et Maxime) with his sister Catherine. Playing at cabaret venues on Paris' Left Bank, the pair met and formed a friendship with Georges Moustaki.